Great Central Fair.
Illustrated battlefield scene with fallen soldier in black, return address imprint at side, on 2c Black Jack Entire (U46),
unsealed and addressed locally, "Great Central Fair. June 23, 1864" circular datestamp
clearly struck at lower left, stamp cancelled by "Philada. Pa. Post Office" double-circle datestamp
EXTREMELY FINE. THIS IS THE FINEST OF THREE RECORDED BLACK JACK ENTIRES WITH THE GREAT CENTRAL FAIR POSTMARK. A WONDERFUL POSTAL HISTORY RARITY.
Each of the three recorded entires is addressed in the same hand to different local residents (see Kantor book, Fig. 138).
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